Vanessa is a NY based multidisciplinary designer with a foundation in textile design. Her passion for design and community work is the driving force behind VAD.
As a forever student at heart she graduated with a BFA at FIT in 2015 and Masters at Parsons in 2018. She collaborated with Artisans in Guatemala and launched VAD with a small collection of handbags in 2019.
Her goal is to create ethically made products and also be a source of representation for her community.